Stockpile meals

Day 5 Results of 3+ Things From My Freezer Challenge

January 30, 2015

Day 5 of the 3+ Things from My Freezer Challenge has arrived and I have to say I’m happy because the freezer is getting a bit bare.  That’s a good thing though because I now know exactly what I have in there.  It’s not just scraps anymore. For Day 5 I used up the last […]

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Day 4 Dinner Results | +3 Things From My Freezer Challenge

January 29, 2015

Continuing with my Use 3 Things From the Freezer Challenge, here is what I used on Day 4. 2 Packs Frozen Sausage 1/2 bags of Organic Frozen Peas 7 Frozen Bananas 1 Hershey’s Candy Bar — leftover from Halloween As I mentioned earlier today, the Bananas put me in a bit of a quandary.`  How […]

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Day 3 Results of 3 Things From My Freezer Challenge

January 28, 2015

Half way through the 3 Things From My Freezer 5 Day Challenge.  How’s your freezer cleaning going? Tonight my main dish was pretty basic and something I have made before, but I got a little crazy on the sides.  Although we all ate the sides (I’m fortunate that my kids are willing to eat pretty […]

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3 Things from My Freezer Challenge | Day 2 Results

January 27, 2015

I’ve made it through day 2 of the 3 Things from My Freezer Challenge and already I’m starting to see an improvement in my freezer.`  In addition, I now know exactly what all is in my freezer.`  I couldn’t have said that 2 days ago. Tuesday’s are a busy day at our house and this […]

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3 Things from the Freezer–Day 1 Results

January 26, 2015

I’m on my way to cleaning out my freezer without just tossing things by using 3 Things From The Freezer for five days.   As promised I’m sharing with you what I used for dinner tonight and what I made.  What I Pulled From My Freezer 1 1/2 pounds of Ground Round 2 opened bags of […]

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Dinner from the Sales | Turkey Bacon & Egg Muffins

January 5, 2015

This week at Giant Eagle you can get Butterball Turkey 12 ounce package for only $1.49.`  That makes for an inexpensive source of protein so I figured I would use it for dinner tonight. I chose to make a recipe I had previously shared as a Freezer Cooking Meal.`  It was Turkey Bacon and Egg […]

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Frugal Cooking Tip | Make Your Own Sweetened Condensed Milk

December 22, 2014

There have been a lot of coupon deals and sales on evaporated milk, but I haven’t seen many on Sweetened Condensed Milk.`  Not only that, but even the regular price of the Sweetened Milk variety is almost double that of a can of evaporated milk. The problem with this is many of the holiday recipes […]

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Meatless Meal Recipe | Kidney Bean Broccoli Salad

June 4, 2014

While we aren’t vegetarians, I try to incorporate some meatless meal recipes into our diet every so often.`  Not only is this actually beneficial for our health (since health experts say to limit red meat), but it also helps the food budget.`  In the case of this recipe, it was also a time saver because […]

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Dinner from the Grill–Tilapia with Peppers Fajitas

May 30, 2014

I am new to the BBQ.`  In the past, if we’ve grilled I’ve turned that job over to my husband, but I decided to give it a shot this year.`  What helped push me in this direction is that we won a new grill that actually starts up easily. So last night I made my […]

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Protein Packed Breakfast Bites Recipe

May 7, 2014

Yesterday in my Costco “Real” Food Savings post I mentioned I would be sharing a recipe that used several of the items I bought.`  It’s Protein Packed Breakfast Bites and it’s a very simple no-bake recipe. We used to eat cereal every morning and my Coupon “High” trips were full of boxes of cereal.`  However, […]

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